Assessor

Welcome to the Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office. The County Assessor is an elected official and is governed by the California Constitution, the laws passed by the Legislature, and the rules adopted by the State Board of Equalization.  

NOTICE TO ALL VISITORS
Our office lobbies are currently closed for public safety.
The Assessor’s Office staff is still working and looking forward to serving you on the phone, online, and through the mail.
For more countywide information related to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) please visit the county’s webpage at www.contracosta.ca.gov.

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Duties 

  • Discovering and assessing all property within the County
  • Producing and delivering an assessment roll by July 1 of each year
  • Valuing all real property
  • Auditing all entities doing business in the County and valuing all taxable personal property
  • Establishing and maintaining a set of 11,000 maps for assessment purposes, delineating every parcel of land in the County
  • Providing a public information service to assist taxpayers with questions about property ownership and assessment